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Summer movie at Discovery Green

Free Admission

Family movie night

Enjoy a family movie under the stars in the city’s coolest park. Bring a blanket or camping chairs and snacks or a picnic. Please leave alcohol and glass containers at home. Food, beer and wine are also available for purchase at The Lake House.  

The Lion King

Saturday, July 20

7 – 10 pm

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of this beloved film. A lion cub named Simba looks forward to following in his father’s footsteps and becoming king of the African pride lands one day, but his happy childhood turns tragic when his uncle murders his father and drives him into exile. (G) 1994, 87 minutes


Broadway Across America has given us three, family 4-packs of tickets to THE LION KING at Hobby Center. The tickets are good for Tuesday, July 30 at 7:30 pm. To enter to win, simply sign up in the entry form below. Your entry will also sign you for the weekly newsletter with information about free events and fun at Discovery Green. You can unsubscribe at any time.

More family 4-packs of tickets will be given away in person at The Lion King viewing at Discovery Green on July 20 at 7 pm. Arrive early and in costume for fun activities and a chance to win some fantastic prizes. 

About Disney’s THE LION KING

More than 100 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when Houston’s best loved musical returns to the Hobby Center. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.

Disney’s The Lion King is roaring back to now through August 4th.  For tickets visits

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Anheuser-Busch Stage

The Anheuser-Busch Stage is a state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue, with audio and lighting systems designed to enhance the unique diversity of Houston’s performing and visual arts, as well as all musical genres. The backdrop of the stage is a magnificent view of Houston’s downtown skyline. The stage faces the Fondren Performance Space, with convenient access from Avenida de las Americas and the George R. Brown Convention Center. The stage can accommodate an oversized movie screen, with projection capabilities for outdoor movies, audio/visual slideshows and presentations, and live feeds.

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